Want to know what it’s like to work at Sound Transit? Here are a few employee spotlights to tell you in their own words.
Get to know some of the departments and staff here at Sound Transit:
"Public transportation is especially important to those of us who cannot drive and expect to live their lives independently... We’re developing a transit system that will increase mobility for everyone."
“It’s great to see the talent here moving about to bring the projects to fruition. It’s nice to have a tiny hand in the work that’s being done to benefit the region.”
“I grew up in Seattle, and I want to see transit expanded here to create more equitable opportunities across the region. The opportunity to be a part of something that is bringing that mobility-for-all to this area is really exciting.”
“I enjoy the learning curve and Sound Transit has provided me that educational experience in all aspects. I also enjoy working with the smart and talented staff here.”
“I’m helping the light rail to grow successfully throughout the Puget Sound, and I work for the most awesome, mission-driven agency there is!”
“Once here at Sound Transit, it became clear to me that this was the culture I wanted to be a part of, and the opportunity to positively impact the region well beyond my lifetime made this a good fit.”
“This is the first company I’ve worked for that is totally committed to diversity and inclusion - it’s part of the culture. Along with a great work/life balance, that makes working here fulfilling not only on a professional level but on a personal one as well."
You may see abbreviations like PEPD and DECM in our job postings. These refer to different departments here at Sound Transit. The following is a short list of such abbreviations:
- PEPD: Planning, Environment and Project Development
- DECM: Design, Engineering and Construction Management.
- GCR: Government and Community Relations,
- CREI: Office of Civil Rights, Equity and Inclusion.
- IT: Information Technology
- HR: Human Resources
- Board Administration
- Passenger Experience
- Procurement and Contracts, and Safety